IP Outreach in Practice > IP Use and Awareness
|Organizer:||British Library Business & IP Centre|
|Outreach Tools:||Brochures / Guides, Case Studies, Events, Exhibitions, Films / Videos, Helpline / Hotline, Newsletters, Social media, Training, Website|
|Target Audience:||General Public, Inventors, SMEs|
Online distance learning courses: "Basics of Intellectual Property Protection", "Searching the Databases", "Analysing the Markets"
Guide: "Inventing - What you need to know to protect and commercialise your ideas" (2010): explains the process of inventing, from protecting your ideas to licensing and manufacturing
Exhibitions: "Inventing the 21st century" (explores the stories behind some of the most iconic inventions of the century’s first decade; 2010); "Weird and Wonderful Inventions and Gadgets" (2008)
"Invent it! campaign" (2010): calls on participants to inspire the next generation of ingenious Britons to develop the products to make your lives easier, from a mug of tea that never goes cold, to a smart phone battery that can last all week
"Ask an Expert" feature: free one-to-one business advice session (provides inspiration and practical advice on developing ideas)
Success stories (text/webcasts)
"British Library and HSBC Inspiring Entrepreneurs Webcasts"
Wiki: "Business Essentials on the Web": a one-stop shop listings site of useful websites for small businesses and entrepreneurs, including websites about IP
Workshops, podcasts and events
[Date Added/Updated: Mar 5, 2014]